Monthly Archives: September 2011

Taiwan fan drops toddler, bungles foul ball catch (AP) – 973th Edition

AP – A Taiwanese baseball fan got himself in hot water with his wife when he dropped their young daughter into the stadium seats in front of him in a bungled attempt to catch a foul ball during a televised … Continue reading

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1 dead in Turkey explosion in Mediterranean town (AP) – 972th Edition

AP – One person died in an explosion in a Mediterranean town on Friday, Turkish authorities said, while a news agency reported the victim was a suicide bomber and the blast was outside a paramilitary police station.By us.rd.yahoo.comVisit Sandrine Samperi”s … Continue reading

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NKorean leader’s grandson enrolls in Bosnia school (AP) – 971th Edition

AP – North Korean leader Kim Jong Il’s grandson will be enrolling at a private high school in Bosnia made up of international students, a school official indicated Friday.By us.rd.yahoo.comVisit Sandrine Samperi”s Blog out at Sandrine Samperi

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NATO helicopter lands under fire in Afghanistan (AP) – 970th Edition

AP – NATO says one of its helicopters made a “precautionary” landing after coming under small arms fire in southern Afghanistan. By us.rd.yahoo.comVisit Sandrine Samperi”s Blog out at Sandrine Samperi

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AP EXCLUSIVE: US scientist trapped in China (AP) – 969th Edition

AP – In the year-plus since he was released from jail, scientist Hu Zhicheng has been free, free to drive from his Shanghai apartment to his office two hours away, free to get acupuncture treatment for chronic back pain, free … Continue reading

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Survey shows China manufacturing stagnant in Sept (AP) – 968th Edition

AP – China’s manufacturing remained stagnant in September due to sluggish demand both at home and abroad, according to a survey released Friday.By us.rd.yahoo.comVisit Sandrine Samperi”s Blog out at Sandrine Samperi

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Hope for 18 on downed Indo plane as wreck found (AP) – 967th Edition

AP – Rescuers clung to hope Friday that some of the 18 people aboard a plane that crashed in the mountains of western Indonesia may be alive, after spotting the aircraft intact with one of its doors open. By us.rd.yahoo.comVisit … Continue reading

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China’s inflation fight remains top priority (Reuters) – 966th Edition

Reuters – China will keep monetary conditions tight in its effort to rein in stubborn inflation, the country’s central bank said on Friday, adding that containing domestic price pressures remains its priority.By us.rd.yahoo.comVisit Sandrine Samperi”s Blog out at Sandrine Samperi

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Sri Lanka releases 1,800 former Tamil rebels (AP) – 965th Edition

AP – Sri Lanka’s government on Friday released nearly 1,800 former Tamil Tiger rebels who had been held since the island nation’s civil war ended more than two years ago. By us.rd.yahoo.comVisit Sandrine Samperi”s Blog out at Sandrine Samperi

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Chinese city facing credit crunch as tycoons flee (AP) – 964th Edition

AP – The freewheeling Chinese city of Wenzhou is grappling with a credit crunch that has cut off the only source of funding for many private ventures and prompted dozens of debt-laden business owners to flee.By us.rd.yahoo.comVisit Sandrine Samperi”s Blog … Continue reading

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